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5 Quick and Easy Recipes to Try at Home This Halloween


(From Left): Pizza skulls from Plain Chicken, courtesy of Plain Chicken.;Mummy kabobs from Feel Good Foodie, courtesy of Feel Good Foodie.

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If you’re not sold on attending our state’s array of foodie eventsor haunted happenings this Halloween season, why not bring spooky season into the kitchen this year? While the holidayis known for indulging on popular candies, you can make sweet and savory treats right at home.

Whether you’re in need of a dish to bring to aHalloween party or something tosnack on after a long night of trick-or-treating, here are some quick and easy Halloween recipes from popular food blogs to make this Halloween season.

Jack-O’-Lantern Empanadas from Taste of Home

Your Halloween party guests will love this fun tasty treat. This recipe from Taste of Home takes one hour to make and will result in a savory, spice-filled empanada. Check out Taste of Home’s website for the full recipe.

Pizza Skulls from Plain Chicken

These pizza skulls from Plain Chickenare great for a Halloween or horror-themed party. Pizza skulls are pizza pockets that are baked in a skull pan, making it easily customizable to everyone’s own personal pizza tastes. Get Plain Chicken’s full recipeonplainchicken.com.

Toxic Waste Mac & Cheese from Cooking with Curls

This green cheesy goodness from Cooking with Curls is as equally terrifying as it is delicious. With the appearance of slime and swamp water, this mac and cheese will make a lasting impression on your party guests. The full recipe is at cookingwithcurls.com

Mummy Kabobs from Feel Good Foodie

This quick and easy recipe from Feel Good Foodie will take you a max of 5 minutes to prepare. All you need is sandwich bread, cheese, deli meat, lettuce, mayonnaise and candy eyes. Mummy Kabobs is a fun and tasty treat that is easily enjoyable while trick-or-treating. FindFeel Good Foodie’s full recipehere.

Creepy Shirley Temple Drink from Boulder Locavore

While this isn’t a savory treat, Boulder Locavore has the perfect mocktail to liven up your party. A few well-placed props will allow this creepy version of this classic drink to make any Halloween party legendary. Check out the Boulder Locavore blog for the full recipe.